Discussion paper on legislative procedures, including de budgetary procedure, forwarded to the Members of the Convention by the Praesidium on 24 July 2002. The document was intended to serve as a basis for the debate in the plenary session of the Convention on 12 and 13 September 2002.
Joint Declaration of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission of 4 May 1999 on practical arrangements for the new co-decision procedure (Article 251 of the Treaty establishing the European Community).
Joint European Parliament-Council-Commission press release, following the seminar, organised by the three institutions in Brussels on 6 and 7 November 2000, evaluating the operation of the codecision procedure since the entry into force of the Treaty of Amsterdam.
Adopted by the Council on 4 December 2000 and forwarded to the Nice European Council, this report evaluates the new codecision procedure eighteen months after the entry into force of the Amsterdam Treaty and makes recommendations for its improvement.
Published in the second edition of the Council of the European Union Guide of September 2000, the Codecision Guide explains how this decision-making process works following the changes introduced by the Treaty of Amsterdam. The Council Guide is produced by the Council General Secretariat as an internal document, having no legal effect, aimed at helping the Presidency and Member State delegations.
This table, published in 2000 in the Co-decision Guide of the Council of the European Union, shows, for the entire length of the co-decision procedure, the allocation of tasks within the General Secretariat of the Council, between the various Directorates-General (departments responsible) and the Co-decision Backbone.